2012 Emory Surgery Newsletter

Emory Surgery–December 20, 2012

Contents:

• DoD funds pilot wound closure study at Grady
• Emory vascular surgery offers 1st FDA-approved fenestrated stent graft
• Quality in Training Initiative will prepare residents to be quality-conscious
• Lisa Carlson appointed to 2013 Woodruff Leadership Academy
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–November 30, 2012

Contents:

• Dr. Larsen's appointment to new Dean of School of Medicine brings change and reflection
• Emory transplant team performs Georgia's 1st triple organ transplant
• Dr. Brewster receives AHA Innovative Research Grant
• New Advanced Heart Failure Network benefits patients and physicians
• App review: drawMD is a welcome clinical companion
• Staff update
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–October 29, 2012

Contents:

• NIH $20 million transplant grant funds multiple pursuits of advancing immunosuppression
• Pilot study hopes to treat possible effects of breast cancer treatment
• ETC produces its first app for transplant patients
• Timothy Love doing his VECD Fogarty Global Health Fellowship at Soddo
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–September 28, 2012

Contents:

• Two Emory hospitals receive quality awards from UHC
• Cutting readmissions requires reducing complications
• Administrative changes
• New arrival: Anuradha Subramanian, MD
• Emory CTS triathlon team finishes Kiawah Island Triathlon
• App review: JiffPad teaches patients, frustrates users
• Emory reception at the ACS Clinical Congress
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–August 31, 2012

Contents:

• Emory Surgery ranked #5 in NIH awards for 2011
• Cardiaplication study receives funding
• 18th Annual W. Dean Warren Lectureship
• Faculty promotions
• Lynne Bentley receives Above and Beyond Award
• New arrivals
• Emory reception at the ACS Clinical Congress
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–July 20, 2012

Contents:

• Dr. Padala receives NIH R41 grant to develop polymeric heart valve
• Emory Medishare mission to Haiti a "formative experience" for surgical students
• Eighteen Emory Surgery faculty named to Atlanta's Top Doctors
• Dr. John Sweeney appointed Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
• Departing faculty
• Emory reception at the ACS Clinical Congress
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–June 29, 2012

Contents:

• Grady Burn Center receives certification
• Significant transplantation studies
• State-of-the-art-ICU opens at EUHM
• CTRL research team awarded NIH P20 grant
• Dr. Halkos and Dr. Lin: New degrees; Dr. Wood: New appointment
• New arrival: Dr. Andrew Adams
• Residency/Fellowship transitions
• Emory reception at the ACS Clinical Congress
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–May 25, 2012

Contents:

• Emory Center for Critical Care receives Health Care Innovations Award
• Of CABG and royalty: Emory cardiac team shines in Saudi Arabia
• Recent study finds that variation in LYRGB technique reduces occurrence of internal hernias
• Dr. Salomone honored for his commitment to Georgia's Emergency Medical Service
• 2012 Department of Surgery Research Symposium Awardees
• Dr. Sarah Fisher accepted into MSCR Program
• New arrival: Johanna M. Hinman, MPH, MCHES
• Save the date
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–April 27, 2012

Contents:

• Trauma and surgical critical care at Grady: Transitions and status
• Hybrid treatment allows patients with upper GI cancer to avoid major surgery
• Save the date: 11th Annual Emory Surgery Research Day
• 2012 faculty vs. residents softball game
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–March 29, 2012

Contents:

• Emory investigators find that bariatric surgery could be safe for kidney disease patients
• ABS approves Global Surgery Program
• Dr. Farish receives Allen Family Professorship
• Department of Surgery quality program joins BPBC
• Save the date: 11th Annual Emory Surgery Research Day
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–February 29, 2012

Contents:

• RRC approves Soddo Christian Hospital to be a site for general surgery resident rotations
• Dr. Losken appointed to Hamm Chair
• Dr. Lattouf helms precarious procedure: One blood clot, one mother, and twins
• Dr. Buchman named Master of Critical Care Medicine Fellow
• Dr. Padala receives OTT's Innovation of 2011 Award
• Dr. Calvert and Dr. Lefer the 1st and senior authors of one of the ten most read articles of 2011 in Circulation Research
• Dr. Thourani presents PARTNER 2 Results: TAVR also compares well with minimally invasive surgery
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–January 25, 2012

Contents:

• Emory Surgery ranked #5 in NIH awards for 2010
• DoD approves funding of new hand transplant trial focusing on novel immune strategies to prevent rejection
• Dr. Salomone appointed president of EAST
• Deadline approaching for call for abstracts, 11th Annual Emory Surgery Research Day
• Upcoming events

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